New Clinical Trials, Stock Price Movements, and Completed Acquisitions - Research Report on Merck, Lilly, Allergan, PerkinElmer, and Air Methods

NEW YORK, December 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK), Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE: LLY), Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN), PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE: PKI), and Air Methods Corp. (NASDAQ: AIRM). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Merck & Co., Inc. Research Report

On December 18, 2013, Merck & Co., Inc. (Merck) announced the initiation of a clinical trial to evaluate the combination of the Company's investigational anti-PD-1 immunotherapy, MK-3475, and GlaxoSmithKline's orally administered kinase inhibitor, pazopanib, in advanced renal cell carcinoma. According to Merck, it has entered into collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline to study MK-3475 with pazopanib and other agents in the GlaxoSmithKline portfolio in the future. Merck said that this Phase I/II clinical trial is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a combination of MK-3475 and pazopanib in treatment naïve patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma. Commenting on the news, Iain Dukes, Senior Vice President, Licensing and External Scientific Affairs, Merck Research Laboratories, said, "Collaborations like this are central to Merck's strategy to evaluate the potential of MK-3475 for the treatment of cancer. We look forward to initiating further collaborations to investigate MK-3475 in combination with other anti-cancer agents across a range of tumor types." However, the Companies did not disclose further details about the collaboration. The Full Research Report on Merck & Co., Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/430d_MRK

Eli Lilly & Co. Research Report

On December 18, 2013, Eli Lilly & Co.'s (Lilly) stock rose 2.62%, ending the day at $50.51. Over the previous three trading sessions, shares of Lilly gained 2.27%, compared to the Nasdaq Composite which gained 1.73% during the same period. The Full Research Report on Eli Lilly & Co. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/977d_LLY

Allergan Inc. Research Report

On December 18, 2013, Allergan Inc.'s (Allergan) stock rose 2.08%, ending the day at $101.13. Over the previous three trading sessions, shares of Allergan gained 4.72%, compared to the S&P 500 which gained 1.99% during the same period. The Full Research Report on Allergan Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/182a_AGN

PerkinElmer Inc. Research Report

On December 16, 2013, PerkinElmer Inc. (PerkinElmer) announced that the Company will present its industry-leading products and services at the Isranalytica 2014 conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, on January 8, 2014 to January 9, 2014, at the David Intercontinental Hotel in the PerkinElmer Lounge. The Company reported that visiting PerkinElmer at Isranalytica 2014 will help interested parties learn more about the New AxIONiQT GC/MS/MS, the DairyGuard Milk Powder Analyzer, the NexION 300 ICP-MS, the GC SNFR Olfactory Port, the TMA 4000, the LabChip GXII, and Alpha Technology. Aaron Geist, PerkinElmer Israel General Manager, said, "PerkinElmer technologies have been exhibited at Isranalytica in the past, but we are extremely pleased to directly participate for the first time since establishing our new operations in August 2013. We are committed to investing in Israel, building strategic relationships, and offering customers our knowledge, expertise and advanced capabilities to help them solve the most pressing issues in human and environmental health."The Full Research Report on PerkinElmer Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/2016_PKI

Air Methods Corp. Research Report

On December 16, 2013, Air Methods Corp. (Air Methods) announced that the Company has successfully completed its acquisition of Blue Hawaiian Helicopters and its affiliates (Blue Hawaiian). According to Air Methods, Blue Hawaiian operates a fleet of 24 helicopters consisting of Eurocopter AS350s and EC130s. Commenting on the acquisition, Aaron Todd, Air Methods' CEO, said, "Air Methods is very pleased to have completed the acquisition of Blue Hawaiian, a 'blue chip' tour company with best-in-class air fleet, pilots, management and tours. The addition of Blue Hawaiian significantly strengthens Air Methods' Tourism Division and continues our focus on vertical integration and the search for key aviation adjacencies to our core business. We look forward to Blue Hawaiian joining the Air Methods family." The Full Research Report on Air Methods Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/ff38_AIRM

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